Annas Bay Shellfish Protection District - General Information and Funding

General Information

Shellfish Protection District Name

Annas Bay



Websites and Links

Annas Bay Website

Annas Bay Closure Response Strategy (PDF)

MCPH WQ Standard Operating Procedures (includes PIC SOP)

Geographic Boundaries

The Annas Bay Shellfish Protection District is bordered on the west by Hwy 101 and runs south from Potlatch State Park to Brockdale Road; it then follows the ridgeline north to Union. It includes the lower Skokomish watershed, but does not include entirety of the watershed. The Annas Bay SPD lies adjacent to the Lower Hood Canal Shellfish Protection District, which includes all of Hood Canal located east of Annas Bay to the terminous at Belfair.

Primary Point of Contact

Name: Seth Book (Mason County Public Health was the lead agency but Seth can be contacted for background information)

Agency: Skokomish Tribe (Mason County Public Health is lead agency for project)

Phone: 360.877.5213 x 2204


Year Created


Reason Created

300 acres of shellfish beds were downgraded from Approved to Prohibited.

Work Completed

June 30, 2008. 300 acres shellfish beds were upgraded from Prohibited to Approved.

Members and Stakeholders




Funding Sources


Centennial grant of $106,755 helped fund a project of $142,340.

Agency Funds

County provided approximately $35,585 as matching funds for the grant

Taxes and Fees


Loans (including Craft3)

Offered Shorebank (now Craft3) OSS repair or replacement loan information to homeowners.

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